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Protests, looting continue in Southern California as new week begins

Protests for racial equality, woven between bouts of looting and vandalism by opportunists, continued Monday as Southern California residents started to pick up the pieces from a destructive weekend. Monday marked the sixth day of nationwide unrest over the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Floyd, who was accused of passing a counterfeit $20 bill at a corner convenience store, was killed when fired Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes. Ea...
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LAPD’s Moore walks back ‘strong words,’ saying Floyd’s death also on ‘hands’ of looters

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said Monday that he “misspoke” when he said protesters and looters in Los Angeles also had the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who was killed while in Minneapolis police custody “on their hands.” During a briefing with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Moore said that an evening of protesting had been overtaken by nefarious activity on Sunday. Of the 700 people the police department arrested, 70 of them were involved in burglary or looting of businesses, h...
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Thousands of protest marchers fill Hollywood’s streets

A large group of protestors took over streets in Hollywood to protest the death of George Floyd Monday, June 1, 2020. The group started at Sunset and Vine and marched through Hollywood streets blocking traffic at times. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A large group of protestors took over streets in Hollywood to protest the death of George Floyd Monday, June 1, 2020. The group started at Sunset and Vine and marched through Hollywood streets blocking traffic at times. ...
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Santa Monica businesses hit by unrest: ‘Our life’s work being destroyed’

Stunned business owners gathered Monday morning in the Santa Monica shopping district to access the damage and clean up debris, trash and graffiti following chaotic protests against police brutality a day earlier. Most stores in the district were closed as workers placed plywood over undamaged windows out of precaution for whatever was ahead. The sidewalks near the popular Sake House by Hikari restaurant on Santa Monica Boulevard were covered with broken glass, charred chairs and tables outside....
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Encino businesses looted while protests occupy police

Looters hit a jewelry store and a CVS drug store in Encino late Sunday as protests occupied police in other areas of the city. The looters broke the window at Pars Jewelry on the 17300 block of Ventura Boulevard. They got away with some merchandise but were unable to get into the safe, store owners told police. Looters hit a jewelry store and a nearby CVS on the 17300 block of Ventura Boulevard in Encino late Sunday, May 31, 2020, while officers were busy with protests in other areas of the ...
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George Floyd protest begins anew Monday afternoon in Downtown LA

Protester on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest was in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by former police officer Derek Chauvin one week ago. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Chelsea Saldana, Sun Valley, protests on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest was in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by former police officer Derek Chauvi...
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Photos: ‘Tough guy’ Danny Trejo shows tender side again, donates food amid coronavirus crisis

Mohamed Abdelbagi helps hand out food from Trejo’s Tacos at Kedren Community Health Center in Los Angeles on Friday, May 29, 2020. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Mohamed Abdelbagi helps hand out food from Trejo’s Tacos at Kedren Community Health Center in Los Angeles on Friday, May 29, 2020. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Mohamed Abdelbagi helps hand out food from Trejo’s Tacos at Kedren Community H...
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Police fire rubber bullets at crowd of Westwood demonstrators, who had marched onto 405 Freeway on-ramp

Police have fired rubber bullets at a crowd of protesters near UCLA. After lining Wilshire Boulevard near the Federal Building in Westwood on Monday, June 1, about 200 protesters marched onto the 405 North freeway on-ramp — a crowd that by shortly after 4:30 p.m. had grown to an estimated 1,000 people. Police had give the demonstrators 5 minutes to get away from the freeway or be arrested. Then they fired the rubber bullets, dispersing the crowd. Demonstrators rally in Westwood, on June 1, 202...
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Westwood protest stops traffic on 405; police fire rubber bullets at marchers

An afternoon protest march near UCLA brazenly found its way on to the 405 Freeway on Monday, June 1, where a crowd of demonstrators blocked traffic for roughly 20 minutes. Police fired rubber bullets to disperse a group of roughly 200 people, who were demanding justice for George Floyd, who was killed in Minneapolis police custody a week ago after a stop. Protesters burst out of a peaceful demonstration on Wilshire and Veteran outside the Federal Bulding about an hour ago and briefly took over ...
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Police fire rubber bullets at crowd of Westwood demonstrators, who had marched onto 405 Freeway

Police have fired rubber bullets at a crowd of protesters near UCLA. After lining Wilshire Boulevard near the Federal Building in Westwood on Monday, June 1, about 200 protesters marched onto the 405 North freeway — a crowd that by shortly after 4:30 p.m. had grown to an estimated 1,000 people. Police had give the demonstrators 5 minutes to get away from the freeway or be arrested. Then they fired the rubber bullets, dispersing the crowd. Demonstrators rally in Westwood, on June 1, 2020. (Phot...
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Trump declares he’s law and order president, threatens to deploy military

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and ALAN SUDERMAN WASHINGTON — Amid racial unrest across the nation, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself “the president of law and order” and threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests. As Trump spoke, an incredible TV split screen developed around the White House. While he addressed the nation in the White House’s idyllic Rose Garden, a series of military vehicles rolled out front on Pennsy...
Tags: News, Media, Protest, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Secret Service, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Trump


Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, TIM SULLIVAN and AARON MORRISON WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to deploy the United States military unless states quickly halted the violent protests that have convulsed cities from coast to coast, speaking in the White House Rose Garden as tear gas canisters could be heard exploding just a block away. Trump said he was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to “dominate the streets.” If governors fail to take ...
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Los Angeles County officials: Protests are good, but crime is hurting residents

Los Angeles county and city officials on Monday addressed recent protests and street violence prompted by the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police officers one week ago, saying they support peaceful demonstrations but will not tolerate criminal activity. “There is racism in this country. But looting and breaking the law in violent fashion will not bring along the change we want to see,” said Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey during a Monday virtual press confere...
Tags: News, Protest, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Black Lives Matter, Lapd, Northwest, Trump, Los Angeles County, Floyd, South Bay, Torrance, National Guard


2,100-plus arrested so far in Los Angeles County while protests rage

At least 2,100 people were arrested in three L.A. County cities over the weekend that saw peaceful protests but also vandalism and looting. Most of the arrests were in Los Angeles, with Officer Rosario Cervantes, a Police Department spokeswoman, saying her agency arrested an estimated 700 people during the civil unrest alone on Sunday. In the two days prior, officers arrested 931. The arrests were for a variety of allegations, including burglary, looting, battery on a police officer, failure to ...
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Torrance’s Del Amo Fashion Center shuts to stop possible overnight unrest

The massive Del Amo Fashion Center shuttered Monday, June 1, just days after it began gradually reopening, and the streets around it were blocked to prevent potential demonstrators or looters from accessing the mall as Torrance headed for a second successive overnight curfew, along with the rest of LA County. “The mall made the decision to close and asked for our assistance,” said Sgt. Alexander Martinez of the Torrance Police Department, adding it would be a day-to-day decision. Torrance police...
Tags: Health, Business, Crime, Minneapolis, Government, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Public Safety, Southern California, Trump, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Torrance, National Guard, Carson


In call with Biden, Garcetti says police must do better in wake of George Floyd’s death

LOS ANGELES — During a discussion Monday on the police protests occurring across the nation, Mayor Eric Garcetti said law enforcement departments must examine and improve the ways they recruit officers, how they train them and the oversight of officers they have in place. “One is you’ve got to focus on how you make a police officer … the second is how you grow a police officer, and then third, how you police the police,” Garcetti said. “No officer wants to use violence or wants to have any preju...
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LA County sees 22 more coronavirus deaths, officials warn of surge potentials

Los Angeles County officials on Monday, June 1, warned that the past several nights of protests could result in a surge of coronavirus cases in a few weeks — especially with many folks not social distancing or wearing face masks. The concern came on the same day county health officials reported that another 22 LA County residents have died after testing positive for the coronavirus — including the first in the county jail system — bringing the death toll to 2,384. Officials also reported 978 new...
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Peaceful young protesters rally for justice in West Hollywood

In West Hollywood, a small, peaceful protest against police brutality was held at Plummer Park, where around 20 activists carried handmade signs saying “Black Lives Matter” and “No Justice. No Peace,” in a show of solidarity among young people in the name of George Floyd. Activists stood on the curb in front of the park on Santa Monica Boulevard, raising their signs as cars driving by honked in approval. The group was small and activists were mostly young. I’m in West Hollywood now at Plummer P...
Tags: Amazon, News, Minnesota, Sport, Soccer, Southern California, West Hollywood, Trump, Los Angeles County, Floyd, Carvajal, LA County, Sherman Oaks, Santa Monica Boulevard, Plummer Park, Top Stories LADN


Disneyland resort hotels push back reservations until mid-July

The three Disneyland resort hotels are no longer accepting reservations before mid-July as the closure of Disney’s Anaheim theme parks stretches toward three months amid the COVID-19 pandemic. New reservations for the Disneyland Hotel, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel are currently available for travel dates on July 15 and later, according to Disneyland website. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern C...
Tags: California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Legoland California, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Disney World, Anaheim, SeaWorld San Diego, Shanghai Disneyland


Pepper spray sales soar on Amazon

By Spencer Soper, Bloomberg Amazon.com shoppers are buying up pepper spray as demonstrations continue around the country and self-defense becomes top-of-mind for some Americans. A $9.48 canister of Sabre “max police strength” pepper spray shot up to the top-selling rank in Amazon’s sports and outdoors category Monday morning, supplanting normal best-sellers such as shorts and T-shirts, according to Marketplace Pulse, which monitors the site. A neck gaiter, which can cover the nose and mouth and ...
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‘We were worried’: Downtown LA businesses – damaged and not – fear more violence

Shellshocked Downtown Los Angeles business owners got back to work Monday, albeit with frayed nerves and concern as a new curfew was imposed on the county after a weekend of protests that turned into looting. It was something of brief a return back to normal on Monday in L.A.’s Jewelry District — with some exceptions, and some nervousness. Even as residents walked the streets or rode their bikes, they’re now wearing masks as the threat of the coronavirus continues to loom. Many businesses boarde...
Tags: Business, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Broadway, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Santa, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Southern California, City Hall, West Hollywood, Trump


Target temporarily closes 20 Southern California stores amid protests

Target Corp. is temporarily closing 175 stores in 13 states, including 20 Southern California locations, as a result of looting, property damage and violence tied to Black Lives Matter protests. Local closures will take place in Azusa, Baldwin Park, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Santa Ana, Rosemead and West Hollywood. A total of nearly 50 California stores are on the list, but a Target spokeswoman said that could change, as “the situation remains incredibly dynamic.” The Minneapolis-based retailer an...
Tags: Business, Crime, Minneapolis, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Cornell, Brian Cornell, Southern California, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Santa Clarita, Floyd, Santa Ana


Small, peaceful Van Nuys demonstration grows despite cancellation and fears of unrest

Despite word that a protest called for 8 a.m. Monday, June 1, at the Van Nuys Civic Center had been canceled, peaceful protesters converged in a small demonstration against police violence and racism there to the concern of local business owners. The event marked the first of such protest in a week of mass demonstrations that have swept Los Angeles and cities across the nation, some of which devolved into major looting, property damage and unrest. Carrying signs late Monday morning, protesters c...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, La, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Southern California, Trump, Santa Monica, Fairfax, Los Angeles County, National Guard


Van Nuys protest was canceled, but these people aren’t letting that stop them

Despite word that a protest called for 8 a.m. Monday, June 1, at the Van Nuys Civic Center had been canceled, activists converged on the area to join together in a small, peaceful demonstration. Businesses out here are clearly nervous and prepared ahead of time. The famous County General Store boarded up and the swath of car dealerships on Van Nuys Blvd emptied out. — Ariella Plachta (@AriPlachta) June 1, 2020 Michael Williams joins the small #blacklivesmatter protest in Van Nuys #GeorgeFlo...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Lapd, Southern California, Trump, Van, Michael Williams, LA County, Van Nuys, Ana Kasparian


Curfews set Monday night for these Southern California cities, counties

These Southern California cities and counties will have curfews in place for Monday night, June 1, following unrest across the country after the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis. Los Angeles County • LA County: From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. until for notice • Beverly Hills: 4 p.m. A 1 p.m. curfew will go into effect in the city’s business district. • Santa Monica: 4 p.m. A 1 p.m. curfew will go into effect in the city’s business district. The county order supersedes ind...
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Disneyland survey asks: When will passholders feel safe to return?

Disneyland has begun surveying annual passholders about when they will feel comfortable and safe to return to the Anaheim theme park after an extended coronavirus closure. Passholders were asked a series of survey questions about how comfortable they would feel returning to Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, Knott’s Berry Farm, SeaWorld San Diego and Legoland California, according to MiceChat. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at South...
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Day 6: LA County, shaken by protests, readies for more, a week after George Floyd’s death

The sun rose on a battered Los Angeles County on Monday, reeling from a weekend of civil unrest that left businesses in tatters, state troops on local streets amid a public rage not seen for years. The new week comes against a backdrop of nationwide demands for justice after George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died at the hands of a white Minnesota police officer. The officer, Derek Chauvin, was captured on video pressing his knee on Floyd’s neck, and not releasing him until it was too late. ...
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Long Beach cleans up after protests, braces for potential second wave

Long Beach was set to begin a clean-up effort Monday morning, June 1, a day after the city joined others regionally and nationwide in seeing protests over police brutality turn from peaceful to violent — resulting in multiple arrests, damaged and looted buildings and the National Guard being sent to help restore calm. Sunday marked the fifth day of demonstrations across the United States, with seething protesters demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man in Minnesota who died when a white ...
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Kitchen pros say these are the tools and tips you need at home

If you’ve settled in at home with plenty of groceries and a plan to cook more often amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone — pop on Instagram and you’ll see plenty of photos of home cooked meals, snacks and fresh baked bread. But what if you’re not the most experienced of cooks? If you’re wondering what tools you need most, or even just where to start, we’ve rounded up some advice from some Southern California kitchen store owners and employees. They shared what the most important...
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Disneyland surveys passholders about masks, temperature checks and health questionnaires

Disneyland has begun surveying annual passholders about their feelings and opinions on potential COVID-19 health and safety protocols as the Anaheim theme park prepares to reopen following an extended coronavirus closure. Disneyland passholders were asked a series of survey questions about face masks, temperature checks at park entrances and pre-arrival health questionnaires, according to MiceChat. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southe...
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